Environmentally Conscious Materials Handling

Environmentally Conscious Materials Handling

Book - 2009
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Wiley Series in Environmentally Conscious Engineering

environmentally conscious

Materials Handling

myer kutz

Best practices for environmentally friendly

handling and transporting materials

This volume of the Wiley Series in Environmentally ConsciousEngineering helps you understand and implement methods for reducingthe environmental impact of handling materials in manufacturing,warehousing, and distribution systems, as well as dealing withwastes and hazardous materials. Chapters have been written byexperts who, based on hands-on experience, offer detailed coverageof relevant practical and analytic techniques to ensure reliablematerials handling. The book presents practical guidelines formechanical, industrial, plant, and environmental engineers, as wellas plant, warehouse, and distribution managers, and officialsresponsible for transporting and disposing of wastes and dangerousmaterials.

Chapters include:

Materials Handling System Design

Ergonomics of Manual Materials Handling

Intelligent Control of Material Handling

Incorporating Environmental Concerns in Supply ChainOptimization

Municipal Solid Waste Management and Disposal

Hazardous Waste Treatment

Sanitary Landfill Operations

Transportation of Radioactive Materials

Pipe System Hydraulics

Each chapter provides case studies and examples from diverseindustries that demonstrate how to effectively plan for andimplement environmentally friendly materials handling systems.Figures illustrate key principles, and tables provide at-a-glancesummaries of key data. Finally, references at the end of eachchapter enable you to investigate individual topics in greaterdepth.

Turn to all of the books in the Wiley Series in EnvironmentallyConscious Engineering for the most cutting-edge, environmentallyfriendly engineering practices and technologies. For moreinformation on the series, please visit wiley.com/go/ece.

information services consulting firm. He is the editor of theMechanical Engineers' Handbook,

Third Edition (4-volume set) and the Handbook of MaterialsSelection, also published by Wiley.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009.
ISBN: 9780470170700
Characteristics: p. cm.
Additional Contributors: Kutz, Myer


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